F1 saw its lowest pole position time since 1985 today. But Williams have failed to keep up with their rivals’ progress at the Red Bull Ring.
Sebastian Vettel described qualifying as an “anti-climax” after yellow flags prevented the drivers from improving their times at the end of Q3.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2017 Austrian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix after a yellow flag prevented drivers improving their times in Q3.
Valtteri Bottas will start the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position while team mate Lewis Hamilton lines up eighth after his penalty.
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Sebastian Vettel was quickest for Ferrari in the final practice session at the Austrian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton suffered brake problems.
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With lap times set to dip to 64 seconds or less on Saturday, there’s very little to choose between the quickest cars at the Red Bull Ring this weekend.
Several drivers went off during the first two practice sessions in Austria prompting some complaints and concerns on the radios. Here’s what they had to say.
Lewis Hamilton kept his Mercedes on top of the timing sheets in second practice for the Austrian Grand Prix, followed by Sebastian Vettel.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2017 Austrian Grand Prix.
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Lewis Hamilton set a new track record at the Red Bull using the hardest of the three tyre compounds available during first practice.
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Pictures from the build-up to the 2017 Austrian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will inevitably dominate the headlines but there’s much more to talk about at this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Formula One is set for another dry and very warm weekend in Austria with particularly hot temperatures expected on Friday.
The Red Bull Ring was one of the first F1 circuits to be redesigned by Hermann Tilke but it is a far shorter and simpler layout than many of his others.
Race lap records from the V10 era are rarely broken these days but expect that to change during Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.